Industrial Sites Turned to Thriving Wildlife Sanctuaries
Protecting the Lake Wales Ridge is one of the most daunting conservation challenges in the U.S., but the high biodiversity & endemism leave us no choice…
People are creating spaces on their property for local wildlife but leaving birds, rabbits and other creatures at the mercy of the family pet.
Carbon-neutral cruises by companies like Ecoventura offer a personal, planet-friendly view of the Galapagos Islands.
Is Africa’s Iconic Wildlife Headed For Extinction? The time is now to turn things around, or else...
The variety and abundance of wildlife in Africa is shrinking fast as human population grows and encroaches ever more on once wild and pristine landscapes.
Islands often serve an important role in protecting and preserving species because of their isolation and lack of predators. But some species aren’t suited to the offshore ecosystem, and some countries don’t have the islands to devote to conservation efforts. New Zealand has decided to import the benefits of offshore island habitats inland by creating “mainland islands,” typically surrounded by large predator-resistant fences. Despite early success, the effort is meeting some skepticism and resistance.
One of the world’s most prized ecological zones will soon become a showcase for renewable energy in remote locations. Early this year, crews are expected to break ground on a wind farm on San Cristobal, the largest of four inhabitable islands in the Galapagos Archipelago.